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scooping

verb
present participle of scoop

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to lift out with something that holds liquid
  • scooped broth out of the pan with a spoon

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“Scooping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scooping. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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